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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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User :   hello?
Doctor :   h
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   I have had a head cold and congestion for a few days and recently took an airplane flight where both my ears became badly congested. This has been bugging me for the past 24 hours or so. What do I do to make it better by tomorrow?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   try to blow the nose
Doctor :   with your mouth closed
User :   ok
Doctor :   and your fingers pinching the nose
User :   will this make it better by tomorrow?
Doctor :   increase the pressure within the nasal cavity
Doctor :   yes it will certainly make you feel better
User :   thank you very much i will definitely try that
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with>?
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